Author Archives: Edward Dunne


About Edward Dunne

I am the Executive Editor of Mathematical Reviews. Previously, I was an editor for the AMS Book Program for 17 years. Before working for the AMS, I had an academic career working at Rice University, Oxford University, and Oklahoma State University. In 1990-91, I worked for Springer-Verlag in Heidelberg. My Ph.D. is from Harvard. I received a world-class liberal arts education as an undergraduate at Santa Clara University.

New members of the US National Academy of Sciences in MathSciNet

The United States National Academy of Sciences has announced the newest group of members.  Of the 120 newly-elected members, 59 of them are women, the most elected in a single year.  In this post, I’ve gathered the new members whom … Continue reading

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MathSciNet, Uzbekistan, and the MDC Program

There is a nice news item on the AMS website about MathSciNet, Uzbekistan, and the MathSciNet for Developing Countries Program, also known as the MDC Program.  In very specific terms, the piece tells how the program has helped the mathematicians … Continue reading

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Job Posting – Associate Editor at Mathematical Reviews

We are hiring!   We are looking for a new Associate Editor to start as soon as possible in 2021   The job is posted on (of course!).

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A Librarian’s Guide to MathSciNet. A Choice Webinar

The AMS and EBSCO Information Services  are sponsoring a webinar about MathSciNet for librarians.  It is part of the Choice Webinar Series from the Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association. Date and Time:  Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Videos of JMM 2021 MathSciNet demos

We have uploaded video recordings of MathSciNet demos done at the virtual JMM 2021. Check them out on YouTube!

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Math in the time of coronavirus

While many businesses have seen significant downturns during the pandemic, several scholarly publishers have reported increases in submissions in the first part of 2020. There are various studies and articles about the phenomenon.  Meanwhile, at Mathematical Reviews, we have not … Continue reading

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Mathematical Reviews / MathSciNet at virtual JMM – thank you

Thank you to everyone who came to the demonstrations of MathSciNet as part of JMM 2021.  By rough count, between 150 and 200 people attended the demos! Here are some links that were distributed in the chats: The QuickStart Guide, … Continue reading

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JMM Prizes and Awards 2021

The winners of the prizes and awards associated with the 2021 JMM have been announced.  You can find more information about them in the Prize Booklet.  Below is a list of the prizewinners, with links to their author profiles in … Continue reading

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Mathematical Reviews / MathSciNet at virtual JMM

At the virtual JMM2021, there will be four demonstrations of how to use MathSciNet.  They are themed: Date / Time Day Topic Presenter Jan 6, 12:00 MST / 2:00 EST Wednesday MathSciNet for undergraduate and graduate students Ursula Whitcher Jan 7, … Continue reading

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Don’t Count on It – column in the Notices of the AMS

My latest column has appeared in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society.  The column looks at correlations between citations counts and other forms of recognition, such as winning awards.  The title rather gives a lot away:  Don’t Count on … Continue reading

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